Having looked at that pink screen which says you have passed in your CA Final is a big day with life time remembrance for any Chartered Accountant. However, the next question is “What next”? Trust me, the real life starts post that D day. Especially if you have overseas settlement aspirations for your career, the journey has just begun.
With this medium of articulation space, the pathway of becoming an Australian CPA under the under the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between ICAI and CPA Australia has been drawn for the convenience of the members/students.
Why CPA Australia?
i. World leader in Accounting Profession
ii. You can apply for a Work Visa in Australia and explore multiple opportunities.
iii. Well recognized in Asia – Particularly Singapore, Indonesia & Hong Kong.
iv. Having an Indian CA degree exempts you from all the levels and papers except 2.
Roadmap for becoming an Associate CPA, Australia, which is one of the largest post graduate programmes across the world in the Financial space.
Post that an officer from CPA Australia assesses your case for a fee. Post a successful assessment you become an Associate Member and you need to pay membership of 400 AUD approx. (including assessment + 1 year membership for Jan-Dec) and complete the following 2 papers in 2 years.
Global Strategy and Leadership [Case Study Based hand written exams to be written at the recognized centre. Centres are there are India as well.]
Better practice in governance & accountability [Online exam]
Exam fees is approximately 1200 AUD for both the papers.